The best places to entertain your kids for free this summer

The best places to entertain your kids for free this summer

So maybe you have played one too many games of eye-spy and you’re ready to try something new this summer holidays.

Thankfully, Liverpool is bursting with family-fun activities that won’t cost you a penny. That’s why we’ve found the top ten free things to do with your kids in Liverpool this summer.

Circus Camp at Liverpool ONE this Summer

Join in the Circus 250 celebrations at Liverpool ONE

The circus is coming to Liverpool ONE! Let Us Entertain you, as impressive performers showcase their stunning skills in the streets of the retail destination as we join in the celebrations for Circus 250.

There’ll be free workshops for kids to try their hand at learning incredible tricks including juggling, diablo and hoops, and there’s no need to book, just turn up on the day!

Workshops are available daily between 12pm – 4pm until 2 September and are accredited by the Children’s University.

For more information, visit here.


Visit National Museum Liverpool today

Spark their imagination at the Little Liverpool Galley at Museum of Liverpool

The Little Liverpool Gallery is a hands-on fantasy world for children under the age of six to play and learn. Kids can create their own Liverpool – a city where they are in charge.

Find out more about the Museum of Liverpool now!


Central Library Liverpool

Explore the hidden wonders inside Central Library

Let the minds of your little ones enter new worlds when you visit Liverpool’s awe-inspiring Central Library on William Brown Street.

The library also has iPads and computers which can be used for free and even an Xbox 360 in its games area.

Find out more here.


Tickle the Ivories Liverpool ONE

Let their musical talent flow with Tickle the Ivories

Budding pianists can show off their talent as Tickle the Ivories returns to Liverpool ONE. The annual event sees upright pianos sprinkled around our streets for people to play and discover their inner musician.

So sit back and enjoy a show or join in the fun yourself and show off your musical talent to the people of Liverpool.


Visit the Per Head

A summer festival to remember at the Pier Head Village

The Pier Head Village is returning to Liverpool’s waterfront from 14 July – 9 September and will be transformed into a family fun land with thrilling rides, inflatables and an art fair that will keep the kids entertained all day long.

More details can be found here.


Try out the tasty kids eat free offers at Liverpool ONE

When you’ve finally tired the little ones out from a day full of fun and are looking to recharge the batteries with some delicious food, look no further than Liverpool ONE.

Sample cuisines from around the world at our range of family-friendly restaurants and don’t miss out on their tasty offers, including kids eat free deals.

A full list of Liverpool ONE restaurants can be found here.


Travel back in time at Merseyside Maritime Museum

Let your family can travel back in time to the 1940s and learn about life in Liverpool during the Second World War blackouts and ‘make do and mend’ in the Piermaster’s House.

More information can be found here.


Visit Chavasse Park in Liverpool ONE todayThe Nature Trail Challenge at Chavasse Park

Our Liverpool ONE Nature Trail offers kids aged four to 11 a chance to interact with Chavasse Park’s natural environment.

Situated within 5 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, Chavasse Park is the perfect spot to enjoy the afternoon in the sun and let kids play, or take a wander around its winding paths and enjoy the scenery.

Young explorers should collect their Liverpool ONE Nature Trail leaflet from the Information Centre on Wall Street before embarking on their adventure.


Take a stroll around the city

Explore Liverpool by foot and experience the beauty of the Three Graces, have a picnic in St George’s Hall gardens and let the kids dive into Beatle-mania on Mathew Street. There’s endless fun to be discovered in the city.


Have a summer picnic on Sugar House Steps

Once you’re done shopping, juggling to enjoying a musical performance, treat yourselves to a homemade picnic on Liverpool ONE’s Sugar House Steps. The AstroTurf covered steps near John Lewis are the perfect spot to enjoy a bite to eat in the sunshine and unwind after a fun-filled day.

You can find Sugar House Steps here.


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